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Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Kamala D. Harris joined more than three dozen U.S. Senators Tuesday in sharply criticizing the Trump administration’s decision to reopen offshore drilling leases. This decision puts vast stretches of coastline along the Pacific and Atlantic coasts and in the Arctic at risk, including six sites in California.

“This draft proposal is an ill-advised effort to circumvent public and scientific input, and we object to sacrificing public trust, community safety, and economic security for the interests of the oil industry,” the Senators wrote in a letter to Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke. “We urge you to abandon this effort and maintain the protections outlined in the current 2017-2022 plan.”

The Trump administration’s decision to push a rewrite of the existing 2017-2022 offshore drilling plan has wasted valuable taxpayer resources and ignored extensive community input that went into the original plan. In many locations across the country, public input urged strong protections against drilling, as coastal communities that rely on commercial fishing and tourism for their economies feared the impacts that drilling and the potential of spills could have on their ecosystems, businesses and jobs.

In addition to Harris, the letter was signed by Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY), Senators Jeff Merkley (D-OR), Bob Menendez (D-NJ), Bill Nelson (D-FL), Cory Booker (D-NJ), Edward J. Markey (D-MA), Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), Brian Schatz (D-HI), Chris Van Hollen (D-MD), Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), Patty Murray (D-WA), Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), Ron Wyden (D-OR), Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), Mazie K. Hirono (D-HI), Jack Reed (D-RI), Patrick Leahy (D-VT), Dick Durbin (D-IL), Tammy Duckworth (D-IL), Sherrod Brown (D-OH), Tom Carper (D-DE), Chris Coons (D-DE), Maggie Hassan (D-NH), Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), Ben Cardin (D-MD), Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV), Maria Cantwell (D-WA), Bernie Sanders (I-VT), Chris Murphy (D-CT), Tammy Baldwin (D-WI), Tina Smith (D-MN), Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Gary Peters (D-MI), Tim Kaine (D-VA), and Bob Casey (D-PA).

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12 Comments

  1. William Reel William Reel says:

    We give a crap?😂😂 SCVTV ; KAMALA NETWORK. Too obvious.

  2. Wow far left Democrat doesn’t like something Trump did. Keep us updated on this breaking news scvtv…

  3. Tom Duran Tom Duran says:

    Another job killing dumbocrat. I wonder if she knows that those are union workers.

  4. dennis says:

    Its time to kick the left libtards out of California for good or better yet jail the dam criminals there self serving liers that dont give a crap about the hard working people they continue to steal from.

  5. Nice of her to come out from under Willie Brown’s desk to preach from on high.

  6. Tom Pniewski Tom Pniewski says:

    What she’s really thinking, “Wait, with more off shore drilling, that will drive the price of gas down. And when the price goes down and the gas tax gets repealed in June, where’s the money going to come from? Oh, I forgot – High Speed Rail’s gonna save us all.”

  7. Scvtv needs to wake up and find out who actually lives out here. And get on their side.

  8. SCVTeam says:

    A lot of blind sheep here in the comments!

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